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Jan 27, 2013 12:30pm PST
left and right in the name of the working class. today, if you want to control the energy in the united states, you want cap and trade, you want to shut down the coal industry, suppress the new fracking technique, which has produced a bonanza and gas and oil, then you do it in the name of the planet, global warming. so it allows a politicallass of experts, central government to control economic labors in a way that was done in the past in the name of the working class. >> but i hear from people who know about this stuff that tell us we're headed towards energy independence. >> unless the epa stops us. >> charles wants to replace the national anthem with the international. this is not as bad as all of that. >> that is aice ne. >> he does talk about climate change. >> he talks about the stuff thl us we're science of climate change. i am talking about the president. it is good that he is the inaugural address to signal, we have to do with this. is imrtant to begin on the subject. you could argue about how it is done, but it will be addressed. >> science seems to be overwhelmingly mo
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
foreign energy companies that they'll deal aggressively with terrorism. but a hostage crisis that left dozens of people from different counts dead is raising fears on new infrastructure. algerian prime minister abdel mal eck sellal. the militants attacked a natural gas plant in the desert last week and took hundreds of workers hostage. sellal stressed government forces moved in on the facility to demonstrate algeria will not give in to terrorism. a spokesperson for the militants told the french weekly "paris match" that the group had achieved 90% of its goals. one of those goals was to take control of a heavily guarded complex with just 40 fighters. but there are allegations that militants had some inside help. an algerian newspaper reported that security officials are questioning workers. they reveal a former driver at the facility was among the attackers. he reportedly provide the the group with detailed information about the plant. the militants have pledged to continue theirttks unless france halts its military campaign in mali. now, leaders around the world are now paying full att
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
energies to working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women of the staff of the s.e.c. to fulfill the agency's mission to protect investors, and to ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. >> sreenivasan: the president re-nominated richard cordray to lead the consumer financial protection bureau. the former ohio attorney general has held that position for the last year, but his temporary appointment will expire in december. >> we understand that our mission is to stand on the side of consumers: our mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, sons and daughters and see that they're treated fairly. for more than a year we've been focused on making consumer finance markets work better for the american people. we approach this work with open minds, open ears, and great determination. >> sreenivasan: the president initially used a recess appointment to put cordray in the job, to get around senate republican opposition. senate leaders agreed today on a plan to limit the use of filibusters, at least somewhat. the new m
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
is held hostage? >> we would say broken because lots of energy goes into electing these senators individually and then the results are almost nothing. so that's why we would say broken. you could definitely say it's held hostage. but we would say broken because i think regardless of how the deck is, stacks up, republicans, independents and democrats it should not function this way. i mean, we really do believe that. you know, we think our members and working people in this country and most americans would say it's fair. people get elected. at some point, the majority should rule. and that's the way it is in every other democracy in the world. >> but as we talk what's up with harry reid? he does seem to be backing away from the strong reform that you propose. i brought a story from talkingpointsmemo.com. senate majority leader harry reid is voicing support for a set of changes to the current filibuster rules that would fall far short of the more sweeping proposals from people like mr. cohen. what's he -- what's up? >> well, i think part of what's up is he's got four or five mocrat
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 10:00pm PST
matter and dark energy. read more about these mysterious forces and what scientists hope tofind on our science page. and think you've received bad advice about social security? our benefits guru gets to the bottom of that issue in today's "ask larry" column on our business page. all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. gwen? >> ifill: and that's the newshour for tonight. on tuesday, we'll return to the immigration debate with a look at the president's plans for reform. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online, and again here tomorrow evening. thank you, and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> macarthur foundation. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by e corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
me at that point. >> rose: why was that? >> well i had a lot of empty time. i had a lot of energy. i had a lot of yearning, a lot of unresolved sense of, i very much wanted to express myself and define myself and sort of navigate, you know. i was young, i was 20 years old and you know when you're 20 you just sort of receive the equipment that you've been issued for an entire lifetime. the body, the mind, the skills, the talents, appetites. those things were relatively new to me. songs re coming out and connecting all the time. so i was writing a lot. >> rose: was that the most fertile period for you ever. >> yes, it was. and then after i got enough success to be, to call myself a professional musician who did this for a living, a different and once i got the huge amount of recognition -- >> rose: the first album in "time" magazine cover in 1971. >> then that changed and it became less of a personal sort of private endeavor and kind of a process. but i was really just busting at the seams to express myself. delighted in the language and the music and the changes and you know everythin
PBS
Jan 22, 2013 4:30pm PST
, financial and energy sectors topped the gainers, each increasing 0.9%. we are in the first of the three heaviest weeks of corporate quarterly earnings, and the focus was on chemical git dupont today. the company earned 11 cents per share, less than a third what they were a year ago but still four cents better than estimates. dupont said it is seeing early improvement in its titanium dioxide business. that product is used as pigment in paint and other products. it's seen as an indication of overall industrial strength. on that note of optimism, shares were up 1.8%. this is the stock's highest price since issuing an earnings warning back in october. gold and copper miner freeport mcmoran led the gains in the materials sector, rising 4.6%. it is the world's biggest public traded copper miner with a big presence in indonesia. despite a drop in production there, fourth quarter earnings were up stronger than expectations. freeport called it an abnormal year at its indonesian mines. it expects production there to pick up this year. earnings also were in play in the financial sector. insurance
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 4:30pm PST
energy and audio semiconductors for apple. shares fell 10.8%. cirrus reported a big jump for its quarterly profits, but revenues were not as strong as wall street estimates. fellow apple supplier sky-works dropped 1.8%. wireless semiconductor supplier qualcomm saw more modest weakness, down just 0.8%. a big apple partner, a.t.&t. experienced the short term cost of selling all those iphones at a discount. but saw the growth slow of wireless new subscribers signing long term contracts. while earnings were up om a ar ago, they were a pey per share less than estimates. these results are before a.t.&t. took a $10 billion accounting charge for pension and retirement plans. as the company battles verizon for wireless customers, it is falling further behind. a.t.&t. added 780,000 in the fourth quarter to a total of 70.5 million. but verizon added 2.1 million new subscribers in the same time period to 92.5 million. shares of a.t.&t. were down a fraction during the regular trading session,ut gned about 0.5% to almost $34 per share in extended hours trading. it's full year forecast was slig
PBS
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
institution so that when it does make tough decisions on taxes, on spending, on energy policy, that america has some credibility that we got it more right than wrong. >> tell me about the lobbyists. who are these people? >> well, the problem with lobbyists, a lot of them come off the hill, a lot of them come out of congress. many members of congress leave the capital and go to k street. and it's a real reflection of how money has overtaken politics. d the real problem with that system is not the individual lobbyists. a lot of times they'll have legitimate points to present to members of congress. the problem is the amount of money that lobbyists represent. and what tends to happen in congress is that the concerns of those lobbyists, the concerns of amgen, become much more of the topic of discussion, debate, and resolution than the concerns of middle america, the concerns of the farmers. you know, in congress, we didn't even vote in the house on a farm bill. this is the first time in the history of this country where a house agriculture committee, on which i sat, but in a bipartisan
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 8:00am PST
president does not spend a lot of time, effort, or energy on. >> do you agree with that. >> if you look at the deal with congress, they tried every other relationship, the obama, the reed-mcconnell relationship but it was the biden relationship that set it off. he know he how to run a meeting. he runs through them. that's how you run a meeting. he know he how to do that. >> recently the president at a press conference had to say i'm a friendly guy, i'm a people guy, but joe biden really is that. >> joe biden is. and joe biden's excesses of being a people person and gregarious and enormously approachable, have been very important to this administration and to what david pointed out what happened, particularly in the last couple of months. briefly, we always here this is the most important vice president in the history of the world. how does he rank as vice presidents go? >> hectually just may be -- this may be one of the rare occasions where the superlative applies. we heard it about dick cheney in a different way. cheney, you had a sense -- cheney was in many ways provided the inte
PBS
Jan 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
for. exports plungeded in 2020 leadi impos rose a japan brought int. more and more energy resources to fill a gap at home. finance ministry officials issued a preliminary report. they say the trade deficit came to about 6.29 trillion yen, more than $78 trillion. exports fell 2.7% in yen terms. the strong yen hurt exporters. they saw demand from europe drop off. exports from china dropped too. consumers there steered clear of japanese goods. imports rose 3.8% to $798 billion. the rise mainly due to higher demand for liquefied natural gas. investors are trading on the latest data. what is you been seeing this morning? >> right after that announcement investors sold the yen but the yen against the dollar has recovered to the mid 88 yen level now. the dollar yen currently trading at 88.55. analysts say that's been yen selling pressure is not as strong as it's been before the bank of japan policy earlier in the week. let's see how this is affecting stockers. investors are trying to cake ta cues from the yen move. some investors are taking profits while others are buying as the nikkei has
PBS
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
, he needs that energy more that will inform the way he speaks to the public because then they're in his head not just the tell prompter of a written word. >> rose: are we disagreeing with what b said in terms of making the point that you have to be -- you can do that and reach to explain your case and explain your vision and be able to tell your narrative but you don't necessarily to go out of your way to attack the other guy on a consistent basis or in fact have harry reid or nancy pelosi come out and attack them all the time if you're trying to get something done that demands an agreement with the other side. bob? >> first of all, charlie, one thing you have to is president obama does not control harry reid or nancy pelosi they are more than anxious -- >> despite how he might wish. >> yeah, in willing to come out and attack republicans on their own spontaneously and with sincere conviction. >> rose: do you think that's helpful? >> no, i think it doesn't work and i think he's got a real problem with that. but i think of very interesting question here is what are his frustrations in
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